“I am with you” –Whitman w/butterfly
“My mind is a sacred cow / bleeding in the ellipsis.” — Tomaz Salamun
In the ellipsis between now and then …
COMING UP – Amy’s Readings
Cadmium Text Series
17 January 2009 | The Gallery at R&F Paint | Hudson Valley, NY
“Uncertainty is more beautiful still.” –Wislawa Szymborska
COMING UP – Stain of Poetry: A Reading Series
January 30 @ 7 p.m. – Stain Bar – Williamsburg, Brooklyn
*Bill Berkson, Cindy Cruz, Aaron Fagan, Jennifer Fortin, Jean-Paul Pecqueur and Bill Rasmovicz*
* Hosted by Amy King and Ana Bozicevic
“I do not doubt you.” – Laura Riding
THIS WEEK’S ADVICE COLUMN
Whenever you get the urge to go out and buy, or buy, or buy — head to the local cafe or bar, get yourself a strong coffee or glass of wine (invest the extra buck in the good stuff!), sit long and hard and keenly, swim far into the mind’s labyrinths, then put pen to Moleskin and make this world worth moving in! The brain does weird things, hence: poetry.
WHAT TO WATCH OUT FOR
Emerging from this summer’s loins, our new baby: Weekend Press — promoting chapbooks all across this and other lands!
Amy King is the recipient of the 2015 Winner of the Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) Award. Her latest collection, The Missing Museum, is a winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. She serves on the executive board of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts and is co-editing with Heidi Lynn Staples the anthology Big Energy Poets of the Anthropocene: When Ecopoets Think Climate Change. She also co-edited the anthology Bettering American Poetry 2015 and is a professor of creative writing at SUNY Nassau Community College.